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Mountain View College

4849 West Illinois Ave., Dallas, TX

Campus image of Mountain View College

Mountain View College is a community college located in the large city of Dallas, Texas. Prospective students considering MVC will find the campus a cheaper alternative to many other institutions of higher learning, with a low annual tuition rate of under $2500 a year for in-state residents, and about $4000 for out of state students.

As a public institute of higher education, applicants will enjoy an open admissions process at Mountain View College, which opens its door to students of all backgrounds and educational needs.

As of 2013, Mountain View College currently serves the higher education needs of approximately 8500 students, of which some 6200 are part-time students, while about 2200 are full-time. As you can probably guess from the above demographics, Mountain View College is a great choice for those who want to earn a college degree, but are unable to devote the time required for a full course load.

Students can choose to major in a number of popular academic programs at Mountain View College, earning an associate's degree in fields including early childhood education and teaching, e-commerce, biotechnology laboratory technician, criminal justice, air traffic controller, aviation/airway management and operations, emergency medical technician, and many, many more.

Considering its prime location in Dallas, a large city and financial hub, students in search of off-campus extracurricular activities will find any number of entertainment hotspots options and a thriving night life is well within reach at MVC, whether by car or on foot.

For more information on the academic opportunities at Mountain View College, click here.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $3,700. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • State Residents: $1,800-$2,100
    • Out-of-State: $5,200-$6,264
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • State Residents: $59-$71 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $170-$210 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid70%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships68%$4,923
Receiving Student Loans6%$4,415

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Mountain View College may provide student services like:

  • Online classes
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Student employment
  • Employment search assistance

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Many community colleges are not only a source of technical or career training but also a stepping stone for students to transfer-out to a 4-year college, therefore we have included both graduation and transfer rates below and how Mountain View College compares against other community colleges in Dallas County and the community colleges in Texas as a whole.

 Mountain View CollegeDallas CountyTexas
Graduation Rate7.1%7.9%16.5%
Transfer-out Rate22.3%28.2%20.8%
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Mountain View College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering Technology

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Health and Clinical Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

    Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Precision Production

    Public Administration and Social Services

    Science Technology

    Security and Protective Services

    Transportation and Materials Moving

    Visual and Performing Arts

    Other Community Colleges Nearby

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    ACCEPTANCE RATE
    nan%

    FINANCIAL AID RATE
    70%

    STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
    29:1

    FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
    $3,774